Groupe Eurotunnel SA Combined General Meeting - Approval of first dividend in the group’s history

The combined general meeting of Groupe Eurotunnel SA, was held in Coquelles (France) today Wednesday 6 May 2009, 15 years to the day since the inauguration of the Channel Tunnel, with 33.6% of the equity represented.

All the resolutions proposed by the Board of directors were adopted *.


The ordinary general meeting of Groupe Eurotunnel SA approved the statutory accounts and the consolidated accounts and voted the first dividend in Eurotunnel’s history: 4 cents of a Euro per consolidated share.


The extraordinary general meeting approved the merger by way of takeover of TNU SA by Groupe Eurotunnel SA.


Amongst other items it also authorised, for a period of 26 months, the buy-back of all or part of the Warrants issued by the group in 2007 and/or the Notes Redeemable for Shares (NRS) issued by EGP (Eurotunnel Group Plc), via the issuing of ordinary shares to holders of these Warrants or NRS.


*Details of the votes for each resolution will shortly be available on the company’s website: 2009 General Meeting of Groupe Eurotunnel SA